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Cicerone Guides: The Pennine Way: From Edale to Kirk Yetholme

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: Paddy Dillon

224 pages, col photos, maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Mar 2010 | Edition: 3 | #185361 | ISBN-13: 9781852845759
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This guide covers The Pennine Way, Britain's first National Trail, from Edale, Derbyshire, England to Kirk Yetholm, Scotland, backpacking through the Peak District, South and North Pennines, Yorkshire Dales, Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland, Cheviots and Borders. It stays high on the moors, dropping down to pretty villages each evening.


Preface; Introduction; Wanted: A Long Green Trail; Pennine geology; Pennine scenery; The Helm Wind; Wildlife; Plant life; National Parks; Travel to and from the Pennine Way; When to walk; Accommodation; Food and drink; Money matters; Communications; Planning your schedule; What to pack; Waymarking and access; Maps of the route; Emergencies; The Pennine Way; Day 1 Edale to Crowden; Day 2 Crowden to Standedge; Day 3 Standedge to Callis Bridge; Day 4 Callis Bridge to Ickornshaw; Day 5 Ickornshaw to Gargrave; Day 6 Gargrave to Malham; Day 7 Malham to Horton in Ribblesdale; Day 8 Horton in Ribblesdale to Hawes; Day 9 Hawes to Keld; Day 10 Keld to Baldersdale or Bowes; Day 11 Baldersdale or Bowes to Middleton-in-Teesdale; Day 12 Middleton-in-Teesdale to Langdon Beck; Day 13 Langdon Beck to Dufton; Day 14 Dufton to Alston; Day 15 Alston to Greenhead; Day 16 Greenhead to Housesteads; Day 17 Housesteads to Bellingham; Day 18 Bellingham to Byrness; Day 19 Byrness to Clennell Street; Day 20 Clennell Street to Kirk Yetholm; APPENDIX A Route summary table; APPENDIX B Useful contacts; APPENDIX C Facilities along the route

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Paddy Dillon is a prolific walker and guidebook writer, with over 40 books to his name, including 20 current guidebooks for Cicerone. Born and reared close to the Pennine Way, he has walked the entire route three times and covered many parts of the route on dozens of occasions, throughout the seasons, in all kinds of weather.

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